Ko Samui (Koh Samui) is in the Gulf of Thailand. It is near the Thai peninsula. Ko Samui is the second largest island in Thailand after Phuket, with many attractions such as white sandy beaches, coral reefs, and coconut trees. As the second most popular island in Thailand, there are many transportation options to get to Ko Samui. You can use a boat from Surat Thani province, or a boat from the islands of Ko Phangan and Ko Tao. If you prefer to fly, there are several options. You can get there from both Thailand and Malaysia Below are some interesting tourist destinations in Ko Samui:
- Ang Thong Marine National Park
Ang Thong is a Marine National Park in the Gulf of Thailand. This national park was established on November 12, 1980. The park is quite extensive, with 42 jungle-covered islands, plus all of the underwater area. There are many endangered species, such as monkeys, iguanas, and snakes. In addition to Koh Samui, the best island to visit to enjoy the natural beauty is Koh Mae (often referred to as Mother Island). If possible, don’t plan your visit from November to January, as it is monsoon season, and sometimes the park is closed for safety reasons during this time.
- Bophut’s Fisherman’s Village
Bophut’s Fisherman’s Village is a fishing village in Koh Samui. The village is very beautiful and very famous among foreign tourists because it has a mix of Thai and Chinese cultures, as well as having a variety of historic old buildings still standing tall.
- Lamai Beach
Lamai Beach is the second largest resort area in Koh Samui. This white sand beach is very clean and is quieter and more laid back than other Thai resorts. There are also many water sports available, such as diving, water skiing, kayaking, and other activities around this beach.
- Wat Plai Laem
Wat Plai Laem is a Buddhist temple located in a resort in Koh Samui. The main statue is called Goddess Guanyin which is the Goddess of love and generosity. The temple design is a fusion of traditional Thai and Chinese elements.
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